State Plans for Vaccinating their Populations against COVID-19

Updated January 20, 2020

Guided by evolving federal recommendations and limited vaccine supplies, states continue to develop vaccine distribution plans that prioritize when their workforce members and populations receive the COVID-19 vaccine. While state priorities vary, all 50 states and Washington, DC placed health care workers in either Phase 1 or 1A. The chart below shows how each state prioritized their populations in their vaccine distribution plans submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in October 2020.

This analysis is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $200,000 with 100 percent funded by CDC/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by CDC/HHS or the US government. CDC General Terms and Conditions for Non-research Awards, Revised: January 2021.

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